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Discovery Parks Gift Vouchers are Back!

20/06/2022

You don’t need a special occasion to give the gift of travel. Reward someone you know who loves discovering Australia with a Discovery Parks Gift Voucher. Whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, Mother’s Day or Valentine’s, giving someone the freedom to getaway is priceless! A Discovery Parks accommodation voucher gives you...

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Discovery Parks win Tripadvisor's Travellers' Choice Awards

17/05/2022

Some of Discovery Park's most popular destinations have been recognised for their excellence by one of the world’s most used travel review sites! Congratulations to Fraser Street, Hervey Bay and Tannum Sands in Qld; Lake Kununurra and Swan Valley in WA; Katherine and Alice Springs in the NT, Hahndorf Resort ...

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The Best Easter Holidays in Australia this year

13/04/2022

Need an excuse to make the most of the looong weekend? Just a few days annual leave gets you a ten day break! Go on, you know you want to - try these underrated locations on for size. It's not too late to book a stay with those extra days...

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12 of Australia's most amazing waterfalls

06/04/2022

Is there a better reward for a full or half-day hike than standing in front of (or underneath) a waterfall in full flow? Surely one of nature’s greatest wonders, waterfalls have that rare ability to captivate and entrance us. Aside from being hypnotic viewing and a great excuse to get...

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Australia's Best Autumn and Winter Festivals

24/03/2022

Sad about the end of summer? Don’t be! Autumn and winter are when some of the best festivals in Australia come to life. Whether it's food and wine, music, the arts, or the Australian outback, there’s a festival to enjoy wherever you are! Check out this shortlist of some of...

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Where to See Australia's Best Autumn Foliage

22/03/2022

Hello Autumn! Summer may be over but there’s so much to be excited about as we head into the cooler months. While it might be sad to put away the sunscreen for a while, Autumn is the season to really explore the great outdoors (stomping on crunchy leaves highly recommended)...

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Discover the Epicurean Way at Discovery Parks

16/03/2022

Australia’s best food and wine should be part and parcel of any good getaway.  In South Australia, holidaymakers are spoiled for choice, with one of the most loved culinary adventures right on their doorstep.  Stretching from McLaren Vale in the south to Clare Valley in the north, SA’s Epicurean Way...

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The best holiday park campfires in Australia

09/03/2022

Updated June 2022 One of our favourite things to do in the great outdoors is gather around a campfire. Sitting with loved ones by the orange glow of a crackling fire is an outdoor activity you'll never regret. Sharing stories, playing music and laughing into the night is a camping...

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Australia's Best Waterparks are at Discovery!

14/01/2022

‘Pool hangs’ and aquatic fun have always been top of the list when it comes to summer activities. At Discovery Parks we have dozens of safe water play and splash park spaces in more than 75 holiday parks around Australia! Here’s a few to ‘whet’ your appetite and the full...

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Barossa Valley makes list of ‘Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia’

02/12/2021

The South Australian Tourism Commission have included one of our most popular destinations in their piece, ‘10 Best Glamping Experiences in South Australia,’ and who are we to argue? If the rough and tumble of camping and caravanning isn’t quite your thing, or even if it is but a touch...

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Victoria's Best Cabin Accommodation

28/10/2021

Blessed with everything you could ask for in terms of natural beauty, and boasting the cooler climate you’d expect from the ‘Garden State’, Victoria is full of great getaways for families and couples. By choosing to stay in your own fully self-contained cabin with ensuite bathroom, reverse cycle air conditioning...

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SA's Best Cabin Holidays Are Right Here

28/10/2021

Although their state might not get the headlines of others, South Australian's love how good it is to holiday at home! By staying in a Discovery Parks cabin, you make the absolute most of the situation, meaning you can explore SA’s world-class wineries, enchanted coastlines and rolling hills from the...

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Isn’t it time for a Tasmanian Cabin Holiday?

28/10/2021

If you're yet to stay in one of our cabins, then now is the time to book it!  With perks like reverse-cycle air conditioning and your own ensuite bathroom, cabin accommodation is perfect all year round, especially if you’re travelling as a family, a couple, or a group of mates....

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12 Things To Do This Summer in Australia

25/10/2021

Our parks are in some of Australia’s most in-demand and exotic locations. From the eastern tip of Byron Bay to the western edge of Ningaloo, we have Australians covered when it comes to the best things to do in the best places! Here are 12 that will take your summer...

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The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Best Regional Wineries

13/10/2021

From the cool-climate varietals of the Tamar Valley to the sophisticated Semillon's of the Margaret River, Australia is blessed with some of the world’s best wine. As a result, no matter where you are, there is a winery experience waiting to be enjoyed. With few exceptions, the best wineries in...

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A Quick Guide to Rottnest Island

21/09/2021

Aquamarine sea, the world’s happiest marsupial and a diverse cultural heritage are just a few of the things that await you on Western Australia’s Rottnest Island. Located just 19 kilometres off the coast of Perth, the tranquility of Rottnest Island will make you feel a world away. Rottnest Island is...

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16 Family Holiday Experiences In Spring

20/08/2021

Say goodbye to winter, and hello to spring - the season many of us have been waiting for! Rediscover your backyard and start planning your next family holiday with us. From tiny tots to awesome adults, seasonal events are happening all over the country that are set up for all...

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6 Things To Do In Nagambie Lakes

26/07/2021

Well-known by Victorians as a place to indulge their favourite watersports and go fishing for days on end, Nagambie is also the perfect spot to explore world-class wineries, get lost in mother nature and gather the family on the banks of the Goulburn River.  Browse Deals Now If you’re planning...

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Australia's 12 Gnarliest Mountain Biking Spots

12/07/2021

Updated May 2022 You don't have to be an extreme sports enthusiast to love mountain biking. All you need is your favourite ride, a decent helmet and a park to get funky in! Luckily, from mossy Tasmanian forests to the single-track at Mount Kosciuszko, Australia has a huge variety of...

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The best places to enjoy snow in Australia

17/05/2021

Updated May 2022 The temperature is dropping, days are getting shorter, and it’s harder to get out of bed! It can be tempting to spend winter curled up and wishing you were somewhere tropical. However, one look at these images should inspire a change of mind. To us, there’s always...

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SPLASH AROUND THIS WINTER: Heated Pools at Discovery Parks

07/07/2020

Updated March 2022 A winter getaway doesn't mean you have to avoid the pool. Many of our parks swimming pools are heated all-year round! If having a dip is important to you, check out this list of our parks with heated swimming pools: NSW | WA | VIC | QLD...

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The Essentials for Your Australia Day Long Weekend

09/01/2020

What does every Australia Day Long Weekend need? A holiday; A sing-along playlist and; A true-blue Aussie BBQ! We like to K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple Stupid), there’s no need to over pack the car, we have all your essentials covered in-park for an epic Australia Day Long Weekend – think...

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The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Cricket

12/11/2019

UPDATED OCTOBER 2021 Backyard cricket is a rite of passage for Australian families. Whether you’re playing at the MCG or on a pitch mowed by Uncle Bob, we all need a set of guidelines to ensure a solid match! Follow these simple rules and we can (almost) guarantee a meltdown...

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7 Gadgets of Happily Roving People

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 14/06/2017

Winter's here, the travelling months have kicked off and the caravan is ready for a drive. Everyone has their basic necessities: spare fan belt, a comfy camp chair, a good crime novel. But what about those gadgets you've picked up over time and didn't know you would actually need? When...

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With This Gift & Rhyme, Please Be My Valentine?

Posted by Discovery Parks

on 02/02/2017

Cupid's arrow hit you some years ago (probably by surprise). The grass looks greener, the sky is clearer, and the moon glows brighter - you can't pass off February's day of love. Valentine's Day is fast approaching. You can't help but feel that you should whisk your sweetheart off their...

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